The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 26 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 31 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.29% 3.42% 4.31%
As % of the Vendors category 12.55% 8.40% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 20
Median daily rate £350 £346 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% +13.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £253 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £391 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.81 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.42% +10.52%
VMware
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
247 357 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 42.15% 40.75% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 241 196
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +28 26 £350 +1.08% 4
West Wales +6 4 - -
Mid Wales +3 1 £225 -18.18%
VMware
UK

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for VMware.

1 42 (76.36%) Windows
2 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (43.64%) Windows Server
5 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (34.55%) Linux
7 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
8 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (27.27%) Cisco
10 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
11 13 (23.64%) DHCP
12 12 (21.82%) DNS
12 12 (21.82%) Citrix
12 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
12 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
13 11 (20.00%) Ansible
13 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 11 (20.00%) Migration
14 9 (16.36%) Firewall
14 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
14 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
15 8 (14.55%) SQL
16 7 (12.73%) Java
16 7 (12.73%) Perl
16 7 (12.73%) MS Office
16 7 (12.73%) Apache
16 7 (12.73%) VMware ESX
16 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Apache
3 5 (9.09%) nginx
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 3 (5.45%) Jetty
4 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 5 (9.09%) Google App Engine
2 5 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.45%) Office 365
4 3 (5.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) DHCP
2 12 (21.82%) DNS
3 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (16.36%) Firewall
5 6 (10.91%) SAN
6 5 (9.09%) HTTP
6 5 (9.09%) LAN
6 5 (9.09%) SSL
6 5 (9.09%) WAN
7 3 (5.45%) FTP
7 3 (5.45%) IPsec
7 3 (5.45%) VoIP
7 3 (5.45%) VPN
8 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
8 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.64%) SSH
8 2 (3.64%) Wireless
8 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Travis CI
3 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.64%) IntelliJ
3 2 (3.64%) JUnit
3 2 (3.64%) Maven
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
3 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.27%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Support Technician
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) .NET
1 5 (9.09%) LAMP
2 3 (5.45%) J2EE
2 3 (5.45%) Kafka
2 3 (5.45%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (5.45%) Servlets
3 2 (3.64%) Java EE
3 2 (3.64%) SAML
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) XML
4 1 (1.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Clustering
1 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) LPAR
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (76.36%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Windows Server
3 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (34.55%) Linux
5 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
6 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.27%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.45%) Unix
10 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.82%) AIX
11 1 (1.82%) Android
11 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Migration
2 6 (10.91%) DevOps
3 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 5 (9.09%) ITIL
3 5 (9.09%) Open Source
4 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.64%) Information Security
5 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.64%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (3.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.64%) Web Filtering
6 1 (1.82%) Database Security
6 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.82%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.82%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (1.82%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) Java
2 7 (12.73%) Perl
3 5 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
5 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) MCSE
4 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (9.09%) Xen
5 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.27%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (5.45%) vSphere
6 3 (5.45%) XenApp
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.64%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.82%) NFS
8 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Ansible
2 7 (12.73%) Puppet
3 6 (10.91%) Backup Exec
3 6 (10.91%) SCOM
4 5 (9.09%) Fluentd
4 5 (9.09%) SCCM
4 5 (9.09%) Terraform
5 4 (7.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (5.45%) Marathon
6 3 (5.45%) Mesos
6 3 (5.45%) Piwik
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (3.64%) yum
8 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.82%) nmon
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) Cisco
3 12 (21.82%) Citrix
4 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.91%) HP
5 6 (10.91%) NetApp
6 5 (9.09%) Google
6 5 (9.09%) Oracle
7 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.27%) Symantec
8 3 (5.45%) arcserve
8 3 (5.45%) IBM
8 3 (5.45%) Intel Security
8 3 (5.45%) Juniper
8 3 (5.45%) SAP
9 2 (3.64%) Dell
9 2 (3.64%) Trend Micro
10 1 (1.82%) Altiris
10 1 (1.82%) Sophos
10 1 (1.82%) Veeam